December 2020

2020 Year In Review: Marc Angelone, Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP

What was the most difficult part of working during the pandemic of 2020? Personally, the most difficult part of working during the pandemic is a certain diminished sense of camaraderie and collaboration among colleagues. Although technology, such as Webex …

Impact of COVID-19 on Loan Documents

Lender responses to the pandemic have diverged based on the types of assets involved. While the long-term effects of COVID-19 on loan documents and requirements remain to be seen, there are some common accommodations and adjustments that many lenders and b…

Impact of COVID-19 on Purchase and Sale Agreements

This article addresses the potential impact of COVID-19 on critical timing provisions regarding due diligence and the closing in commercial purchase and sale agreements. The same analysis would apply in a residential transaction.At the outset of the pandem…

Impact of COVID-19 on Leases

In leasing transactions, the better part of 2020 revolved around amendments to existing leases to provide relief for tenants impacted by COVID shutdown orders and security for landlords that their rent revenues would not remain unpaid, whether temporarily …

October 2020

Connecticut Phase 3 Reopening and Potential Municipal Variation

View our original coverage of Connecticut's reopening process here.On October 8, 2020, Connecticut entered Phase 3 of the reopening process since the State closed down earlier this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to the newest phase, as a resu…

Land Use and Other Considerations for Addition of Drive-Throughs and Contactless Pick-Up

This article was featured in the New England Real Estate Journal on November 13, 2020.While drive-throughs and express or pick-up parking spaces for retail, grocery, restaurant and other uses have already been expanding, the Covid-19 pandemic has exponenti…